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Free entertainment industry workshop to be held at Mardi Gras World

As the entertainment industry continues to grow in Louisiana, so too do the opportunities to gain inside knowledge and learn about the latest and greatest gadgets that make it all possible.

Familiar faces reel in win at the Louisiana Saltwater Series Tournament in Slidell

This weekend’s top prize at the Louisiana Saltwater Series tournament in Slidell was claimed by the familiar team of brothers Joe and John Barcelona, taking home $2650 in prize money, bringing their 2012 grand total to nearly $6,000.

Email scam claims to be from Pointe Coupee Parish schools

 If you’ve received an email claiming that you’ve been selected to win a $1,000 gift certificate as a sign of appreciation from the Pointe Coupee school system, report it immediately to the Sheriff’s Office; it’s a

Olympic Pole Dancing?

(WGNO) When the Olympic games start on Friday, you can see all kinds of athletes in all kinds of sports, but pole dancing?

Louisiana students excel in national writing contest

 Two Louisiana students earned national recognition in the 2012 Letters About Literature writing competition.

EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Greenwell Springs Rd area. Detectives obtained a photograph of the suspect during one of the vehicle burglaries.

Low river levels hurt local business

 Verging on historic lows, was the phrase used by an Army Corps of Engineers spokesman when describing current water levels of the Mississippi River. The low levels are now affecting river traffic, and commerce.

Mariah Carey joins 'Idol' as a judge

Mariah Carey is just full of announcements lately.

Are you ready for LSU football?

LSU’s season-opener against North Texas on Sept. 1 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

Kids get the chance to play Hornets style at BRCC

 Kids from the Baton Rouge area enjoyed a day with the Hornets organization at BRCC.